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The U.S. solar industry has enjoyed a lot of growth in recent years, but it's not immune to recession. Many solar companies have confirmed layoffs, factory closings or construction delays. Sarah Gardner reports.
Numbers out today show that China's economy grew 9 percent last year, down from 13 percent the year before. Beijing has committed some $600 billion in stimulus to help. Scott Tong reports.
Some states have been considering whether to regulate fee-for-service physicians who practice what is sometimes referred to as "concierge" medicine. Tamara Keith explores why the option has garnered controversy.
A Chinese court sentenced two men to death and one woman to life in prison for their involvement in tainting milk with a deadly additive. Some believe they were scapegoated for government cover-ups. Scott Tong reports.
Apple sales hit $10 billion for the first time last quarter, and the brand still grabs consumers worldwide. But the company is predicting a less-stellar performance in the first quarter. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Demand for new homes is at a low as numbers out this morning wrap up the worst year for builders since at least 1959. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports level of foreclosures will likely stay high all year.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 22, 2009